Directors on Directing: A Source Book of the Modern Theater
Less than 200 years ago the director was only an "ideal" projected by disgruntled critics. Today, productions wouldn't be able to survive with our the adept talents of the director. This book has been known for years as the guide to the "unknown theater" of the director. This collection is comprised of the voices of the modern theater as they state their credos and explore their craft. Topics include: the emergence of the director; behind the fourth wall; the art of rehearsal; light and space; and much more. Directors and avid theater-buffs.
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... shape and is in a definite mold. Would a painter give someone else the job of
drawing the sketch for a picture he wanted to paint? In other theaters—at the
Comédie Francaise, for example—one of the actors in the cast, the most “talented
" or ...
Therefore, whoever is chosen to move and speak as Romeo must move and
speak as part and parcel of the design—this design which I have already pointed
out to you as having a definite form. He must move across our sight in a certain
The material gives the master realist a definite impression, a definite idea, with
which he then creates with the aid of means germane to his specific art.
VAKHTANGOV: So you say that Zakhava gave us a wrong definition of realism.
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